Phil Bak

Bitcoin Back in the Spotlight

With its price recently surging, bitcoin is moving back into the spotlight. ETF.com’s Sumit Roy discusses the latest on bitcoin ETFs and whether bitcoin is “gold 2.0”.  Exponential ETFs’ Phil Bak explains the Reverse Cap Weighted U.S. Large Cap ETF (RVRS) and fields rapid-fire ETF questions.  Cushing’s Todd Sunderland highlights their Sector Plus ETFs focused primarily on the energy sector and MLPs.

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Best of ETF Prime

We revisit conversations with Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas, Exponential ETFs’ Phil Bak, ETF.com’s Dave Nadig, and Abnormal Returns’ Tadas Viskanta.

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Thematic ETFs in Focus

Jon Maier, Chief Investment Officer at Global X, goes in-depth on thematic investing, explaining the role of thematic ETFs in a portfolio and highlighting several Global X thematic ETFs.  ETF.com’s Drew Voros recaps the latest ETF flow data.  Phil Bak, CEO of Exponential ETFs, discusses the regulatory backdrop for bitcoin ETFs.

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Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas Recaps Year in ETFs

Eric Balchunas, Senior ETF Analyst at Bloomberg, recaps the year that was in ETFs and looks ahead to 2018.  Phil Bak, CEO of Exponential ETFs, spotlights the Reverse Cap Weighted U.S. Large Cap ETF (RVRS).  Nate & Jason discuss bitcoin’s wild ride.

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The Mother of All Trends

Bloomberg ETF Analyst Eric Balchunas has called the shift to low-cost investments the “mother of all trends” in investing.  Nate & Conor offer perspective and explain why this trend has helped fuel the growth of ETFs, which recently surpassed $3 trillion in assets.  Phil Bak, CEO of Exponential ETFs, spotlights the Brand Value ETF (BVAL) and MarketGrader’s Carlos Diez & Brady Lipp explain the Barron’s 400 ETF (BFOR).

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